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  • 1. Courses of Reading ANNEX-III Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Systems – BS(TS) (140+ Credit Hours) Semester-I (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Introduction to Structured Programming with C++ (Theory) 2 2. CS Introduction to Structured Programming with C++ (Practical) 3 3. CS Discrete Structures 3 4. PH Circuit Theory 3 5. MT Calculus and Analytic Geometry 3 6. EG English Comprehension 3 7. IS Islamic Studies 2 Semester-II (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Object Oriented Programming with C++ (Theory) 2 2. CS Object Oriented Programming with C++ (Practical) 3 3. CS Data Structures and Algorithms (Theory) 2 4. CS Data Structures and Algorithms (Practical) 3 5. PH Electronics (Theory) 2 6. PH Electronics (Practical) 3 7. MT Multivariable Calculus 3 8. EG Technical and Business Writing 3 9. PS Pakistan Studies 2 Semester-III (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Computer Operating Systems 3 2. CS Digital Logic Design 3 3. TS Computer Networks 3 4. TS Networking Fundamentals – I (Theory) 2 TS Networking Fundamentals – I (Practical) 6 5. MT Differential Equations 3 6. EG Communication Skills 2 Semester-IV (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Digital Switching 3 2. TS Introduction to Telecommunication Systems 3 3. TS Data Communication 3 4. TS Networking Fundamentals – II (Theory) 2 TS Networking Fundamentals – II (Practical) 6 5. TS Digital Telephony 3 6. MT Linear Algebra 3
  • 2. Semester-V (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Network Operating Systems Fundamentals-I (Theory) 1 2. CS Network Operating Systems Fundamentals-I (Practical) 6 3. TS Telecommunication Network Design 3 4. TS Telecommunication Policy and Regulations 3 5. TS Wireless Networks 3 6. TS ATM Systems in Telecommunications 3 7. ST Statistics and Probability 3 Semester-VI (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Network Operating Systems Fundamentals-II (Theory) 1 2. CS Network Operating Systems Fundamentals-II (Practical) 6 3. TS Telecommunications Network Management 3 4. TS Wireless, Cellular and Personal Communications 3 5. TS Internet and Intranet Telecommunications 3 6. TS Scalable Internetworks 3 7. TS Telecommunications Software Design 3 Semester-VII (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. TS Telecommunications Analyst 3 2. TS Converging Voice and Data Networks 3 3. TS Remote Access Networks 3 4. TS Internetwork Design and Troubleshooting 3 5. TS Multi-Layer Switched Networks 3 6. TS Advanced Topics in Wireless Communications 3 Semester-VIII (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. TS Fiber Optic Telecommunications 3 2. TS Economics of Telecommunication Systems 3 3. TS Project 12 4. 5. 6.
  • 3. M.Sc. (Telecommunication Systems) – M.Sc.(TS) (72+ Credit Hours) Semester-I (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Introduction to Structured Programming with C++ (Theory) 2 2. CS Introduction to Structured Programming with C++ (Practical) 3 3. CS Introduction to Telecommunication Systems 3 4. CS Network Operating Systems Fundamentals (Theory) 1 5. CS Network Operating Systems Fundamentals (Practical) 6 6. CS Data Communication 3 7. TS Computer Networks 3 8. TS Telecommunication Policy and Regulations 3 Semester-II (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. CS Data Structures and Algorithms (Theory) 2 CS Data Structures and Algorithms (Practical) 3 2. TS Digital Switching 3 3. TS Networking Fundamentals – I (Theory) 1 TS Networking Fundamentals – I (Practical) 6 4. TS Telecommunication Network Design 3 5. TS Digital Telephony 3 6. TS Wireless Networks 3 Semester-III (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. TS Networking Fundamentals – II (Theory) 1 TS Networking Fundamentals – II (Practical) 6 2. TS Converging Voice and Data Networks 3 3. TS Telecommunications Network Management 3 4. TS Telecommunications Analyst 3 5. TS Remote Access Networks 3 6. TS Option-I 3 Semester-IV (18 Credit Hours) Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. TS Telecommunications Software Design 3 2. TS Scalable Internetworks 3 3. TS Internetwork Design and Troubleshooting 3 4. TS Option-I 3 5. TS Option-II 3 6. TS Project 6
  • 4. Optional Courses Ser.# Code Course Title Credit Hours 1. TS Multi-Layer Switched Networks 3 2. TS Internet and Intranet Telecommunications 3 3. TS Wireless, Cellular and Personal Communications 3 4. TS Fiber Optic Telecommunications 3 5. TS ATM Systems in Telecommunications 3 6. TS Network Security 3
  • 5. Course Outlines for BS(TS) and M.Sc. (Telecommunication Systems) Introduction to Structured Programming with C++ Programming and problem analysis. Development of basic algorithms. Translation of algorithms into programs. Standard Data Types. Basic control structures. Functions. Structured data types; Arrays, Structures, Pointers and Files. Debugging and testing programmes. Recommended Books 1. C++ Black Book by Steven Holzner 2. C++ Programming by Deitel & Deitel Introduction to Telecommunication Systems Overview of Telecommunications Understand the major events in U.S. telecommunications, including the AT&T infrastructure before and after divestiture, and the Telecom Act. Short history of telecommunications. Types of connections. Differentiating types of calling services. Divestiture of AT&T and equal access. Introduction to the Telecom Act of 1996. U.S. regulatory bodies. Standard. Call Processing. Explore telephone components, central office switches, the PSTN, and signaling. Components of the telephone. Local loop connection. Central office switch. Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). Signaling over POTS Voice Telecommunications Providers and Service. Explore service providers, defining local versus long distance traffic, connecting to the central office, differentiating between types of circuit switches, types of calling services provided, signaling in the PSTN. Describe the differences between incumbent and competitive local service providers. Define local versus long distance traffic and what has changed. Illustrate how connections are made to the central office. Differentiating between C.O. and tandem circuit switches. Signaling over the PSTN using SS7. Technology Fundamental. Examine communications methods and devices, how voice is transmitted, and the principles of multiplexing. Communications methods. Modulation/demodulation. Communications devices. Telephone. Codec. Modem. CSU/DSU. Electromagnetic spectrum. Types of media. Copper. Shielded/unshielded twisted pair. Coaxial cable. Fiber Optic. Multimode. Single mode. Wireless communications. System classes. Directional systems. Omnidirectional systems. Transmission impairments. Microwave communications. Intro to satellites. Geostationary. Low Earth Orbit (LEO). Multiplexing. Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM). Time Division Multiplexing (TDM). Wave Division Multiplexing (WDM). Digital Access and Transport System. Learn how voice signals are converted to digital, digital access and cross- connect systems, and high-speed services. Converting a voice signal to digital. North American Digital Hierarchy (NADH). DS0. DS1 (T1). DS2. DS3. European hierarchy. E1. E2. E3. Digital Access and Cross-connect System (DACS). Synchronous Optical Network (SONET). SONET/SDH hierarchy rates. Concatenation - super rate payloads. Virtual tributaries. SONET topology. Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN). ISDN fundamentals. Interface types. Basic Rate Interface (BRI). Primary Rate Interface (PRI). Categories of equipment. Applications for ISDN. xDSL. Installation challenges. Asymmetrical bandwidth. Asymmetric DSL (ADSL) for voice and data. g.dmt. G.lite. High-Speed DSL (HDSL) symmetrical service. Customer Premises Equipment and Service. Comprehend PBX, Key systems, and ACDs. Understand Centrex and CTI. Customer telephone system types. Private Branch exchanges (PBXs). Key systems. Hybrid system. Automatic Call Distributors (ACDs). Computer Telephony Integration (CTI). Interactive Voice Response (IVR). Cabling, connectors and equipment (business environment). Centrex service. Analog. Digital (ISDN. 7. The Need to Communicate. Entities that utilize communications services. Government. Commercial. Residential. Education. Healthcare. Applications used in data communications networks. Standard applications. Services. Differentiating carriers from other service providers. Local access carriers. Transport (backbone) carriers. Application service providers. Service providers. Key ingredients of public carriers. Rights-of-way. Infrastructure. Know how. Customer premises equipment and connectivity. Types of customer equipment. Voice and data networks. Connecting to
  • 6. carrier/service provider networks. Comparing leased lines, circuit switching, and packet switching. Leased (private) lines. Circuit switched. Packet switche. Recommended Books 1. Planning Telecommunication Networks 2. ISDN Literacy Book (PB) by Hopkins 3. Telecommunications third Edition 4. New Communication Technologies 3rd ED (PB) by Mirabito 5. Underground Guide to Telecommunications (PB) by Leonhard Network Operating Systems Fundamentals UNIX/LINUX Environment. The UNIX Computing Environment. The UNIX Computing Environment. Accessing Your System. Becoming familiar with CDE. Customizing your CDE workspace. Exploring GNOME. Using CDE Mail Tool. New optional Lab: Using Command Line Mail programs. Using CDE Calendar Manager. Other Built-in CDE Applications. New optional Lab: Installing a UNIX Application. Using CDE Help.Referencing AnswerBook2 Help. Using Command Line Help. Basic Command Line Syntax. Navigating the File System. Listing Directory Information. Directory Listings with Metacharacters. File Information Commands. Basic Command-Line File Management. Basic CDE File Manager. Basic GNOME File Management. Copying Files and Directories. Renaming and Moving Files and Directories. Redirection and Piping. Advanced CDE File Manager. Finding, Searching, and Sorting Files. Using the vi Editor. Using Emacs. Using the CDE Text Editor. Determining File System Permissions. Changing Permissions from the Command Line. Linux 9 Installation and configuration. Proxy server, DNS server , Samba server, Mail Server, NFS , Web server, FTP Server. Windows Environment. Active Directory. Exchange Server & IIS. Proxy Server. DFCP Server. DNS Server. Remote Access Server (RAS) Recommended Books 1. Cisco Networking Academy Program Fundamentals of UNIX Lab Companion By Jim Lorenz ,Dan Mayers 2. MCSE: Windows 2000 Network Design by Simmons, Kim, Buse, Jarret W Computer Networks Introduction to Computer Networks, network requirements and layered architectures. ISO reference model. Data encoding/framing, error detection and correction, DLL protocols (stop wait & sliding windows), Ethernet and FDDI. Network layer and WANs, IP and routing, cell switching and ATM, bridges, internetworking – the global internet. End to End Protocols, UDP, TCP, and RPC. Application layer, security, the domain name system (DNS), and the WWW protocols. Recommended Books 1. Computer Networks by Mdhulika Jain, Vineeta Pillai, Sstish Jain 2. Computer Networks - 4th Edition Tanenbaum, Andrew S Data Communication Time and frequency domain concepts, Fourier Transform. Introduction to Analogue and digital signals. A/D conversion, Nyquist sampling and quantization. Introduction to modulation and demodulation. Amplitude modulation, frequency modulation and phase modulation. ON-OFF keying, FSK and PSK. Binary codes for transmission (NRZ, RZ, HDB3, Manchester code), delta modulation. Serial and parallel communication, RS232. Modems. Recommended Books 1. Data Communication and Networking By Behrouz A. Forouzanm, Catherine Coombs, Sophia Chung Fegan 2. Data Communications by William L. Schweber 3. Introduction to Data Communications Larry Hughes 4. Understanding data communication and networks William A. Shay
  • 7. Telecommunication Policy and Regulations Early History of Telecommunications and Regulation. Evolution of Public Interest Criteria. The Transition from Monopoly to Competition. The PTCL's monopoly End. Current legislative and regulatory initiatives by PTA. Advisory Committees at federal and provincial levels. Basic Interconnection Principles. Information Protection Obligation. Billing and Revenue Settlement. Telecom Boom and Bust; What Happened and Why? Relevant Market and Technology Trends. Industry Convergence: CATV, Wireless, IC, Data & Applications. Industry Structure yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Reengineering the Corporation. Management Issues in Competitive Telecom. International Considerations. Recommended Books 1. Telecommunications Deregulation and the Information Economy by James K. Shaw; Data Structures and Algorithms Data Structures: Introduction to physical and Logical data Structures. Integer, Real, Character and String Data Structures. Linear Data Structures: Arrays, Queues, Stack, Linked Lists. Application of each Data Structures. Algorithms: Need for Algorithms. Methodologies for the design of efficient Algorithms. Sorting Algorithms: Insertion, Exchange, Selection, Bubble, Shell and Quick Sorting methods. External sorting Algorithms. Searching Algorithms: Linear, merge, Binary and other searching algorithms. Recommended Books 1. An Introduction to Data Structures with Application by Jean-Paul Tremblay, Paul G.Sorenson, 2. Concepts in Data Structures and Software Development by G. Michael Schneider, Steven C. Bruell 3. Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C by Mark Allen Weiss 4. Data Structures and Algorithms by Alfred V. Aho, John E. Hopcroft, Jeffrey D. Ullman 5. Data Structures and Algorithms with Java by Michael T. Goodrich, Roberto Tamassia, 6. Data Structures and Algorithms with Object Oriented Design Patterns in C++ by Preiss, Bruni R Digital Switching Introduction. General Considerations. General Model of a Telecommunication Channel. Analog Telecommunication Channels. Digital Telecommunication Channels. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model. Physical Media of Communication. Mobile Digital Telecommunications. Introduction. GSM Standard. GPRS Standard. Advanced Mobile Telecommunication Standards: EDGE, UMTS Fixed Digital Telecommunications. Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). Alcatel 1000 E 10 Commutation Center. Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN). Intelligent Telecommunication Networks (IN) Signalling protocols. Signalling System #7 (SSN7). Network Fundamentals I This course will also help you achieve CCNA® certification.Basic networking vocabulary, components, and concepts, ,binary, decimal, and hexadecimal numbering. Switching operations and theor. TCP/IP network addressing and routing. IP Subnettin. Providing Local Area (LAN), and Wide Area (WAN), and remote access services. Advanced network theory, including Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Intranets and extranets, and wireless networking. Introduction to Cisco Internet Operating System (IOS). Initial configuration of Cisco Catalyst Switches and Routers. Network discovery and management using Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) , telnet, and Trivial FTP (TFTP). Hands-On Labs (Practical) Basic Connectivity -Wire the classroom and configure the PCs to use Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to receive a basic IP Configuration.Troubleshooting TCP/IP Networks -Use PC TCP/IP utilities such as ping, traceroute, winipcfg, arp, netstat, and nbtstat. Recognize and understand error reports from these tools. Network Wiring -Wire the classroom and configure the PCs in a network made up of Wide Area and Local Area
  • 8. links. Router Configuration Using Setup -Complete the classroom network by configuring the classroom routers with a basic IP and RIP configuration via the router utility, Setup. Manual Router Configuration -Perform additional configurations to the router that are not available through the Setup utility. Router Examination -Verify the various configurations that have been applied thus far. Network Discovery with Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) -Discover information about directly connected Cisco neighbor devices. Remote Access via Telnet -Access other Cisco devices and learn how to remotely manage them. Recommended Books 1.CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) 640-811, 640-801 by Steve McQuerry 2. CCNA Certification Library (CCNA Self-Study, exam #640-801) by Wendell Odom 3. CCNA INTRO Exam Certification Guide (CCNA Self-Study, 640-821, 640-801) by Wendell Odom 4. CCNA ICND Exam Certification Guide (CCNA Self-Study, 640-811, 640-801) by Wendell Odom 5. CCNA Self-Study: CCNA Basics (CCNAB) by Cisco Systems, Inc. 6. CCNA Practical Studies by Gary Heap, Lynn Maynes Telecommunication Network Design Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) is the basis for the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) examination. Describe the principles of network design and present the guidelines for building a network design solution. Describe how the Enterprise Composite Network model simplifies the complexity of today’s networks. Design the Enterprise Campus in a hierarchical modular fashion. Design the Enterprise WAN network. Design a network addressing plan. Select optimal routing protocols for the network. Evaluate security solutions for the network. Design Voice over I. Select the appropriate Network Management solution. Design Casework. Network Upgrad. Enterprise Campus Desig. WAN Upgrade and Backup. Network Addressing Plan. Routing Protocol Selection. Voice Transport Over an IP Network Recommended Books 1. Designing for Cisco Internetworking Solutions (DESGN) Course Book for 640-861 CCDA 2. CCDP: Internetwork Design Study Guide by Robert Padjen, Todd Lammle Digital Telephony 1. Packetizing Voice Transmission, Switching, and Signaling. Introduction to the VoIP Standards. Time Division G.711 Pulse Code Modulation. Compare u-law and A-law. Transmission in VoIP networks. The 20 millisecond Voice Packet. The 60 ms Voice Packet. The Voice Packet Header. Voice Packet Analysis. Voice Packet Analysis: Other Voice Packet Sample Sizes. Introduction to Packet Switching. The ISO OSI Reference Model . Addressing Sample RTP Packet .Packet Switching. Voice Compression. CODECS. Linear Predictive Coding. G.729 CS-ACELP. Calculating Bandwidth: Calculate. verhead First. Calculating Bandwidth: Calculate Payload Next. Payload and Overhead Equals Total Bandwidth. 2. Real-Time Transport Protocol Real-Time Transport Protocol Architecture. Real-Time Transport Protocol and RTP Control Protocol. RTP Ports. Some RTP Uses . RTP Profile. Payload Types. NTP vs. RTP Timestamp. RTP Timestamps. RTP Timestamps and Silence Suppression. RTP Timestamps and Jitter Calculation. Mixers. Synchronization Source. Mixers Add Contributing Source Fields. RTP Header. UDP Packet with RTP Header and Voice. Required Fields. Version Padding Bit. Extension Bit. CSRC. Marker Bit. Payload Type. Sequence Number. Timestamp. SSRC. RTP Related Standards. SSRC. Call Stacking: The Key to Efficiency. RTP Related Standards. RTCP. RTCP QoS: Round Trip Delay Calculation. Sender Reports Receiver Reports. Source Descriptions. Source Description Items. Other RTCP Packets.
  • 9. 3. Technology Necessary to Make VoIP Successful Controlling Delay. Sources of Delay. Coder Processing Delay (Think Time). Algorithmic Delay (Look Ahead). Packetization Delay. Serialization Delay. Queuing Delay. Network Switching Delay: MIQ Ratings. Controlling Jitter. Jitter Buffer Delay. Latency Example without LFI. Multilink PPP with LFI. LFI Function. Interleaving on a Gigabit Ethernet Link. Latency Example with LFI. LFI Matrix. Controlling Serialization Delay. Perfect Candidate for LFI and RTP Header Compression. RTP Header Compression Process. RTP Header Compression Format. Controlling Queuing Delay. Low Latency Queuing. Connection Admission Control. RSVP East Path and West Reserve Messages. RSVP is Half Duplex. RSVP West Path and East Reserve Message. RSVP Reservation Established. RSVP Synchronization QoS before the Phone Rings. Differentiated Services RFC 2474. IP Type of Service Field. IP ToS Field Becomes the DSCP. Inline Power. Virtual Private Networks. Message Privacy. VPN Tunnel. Echo Control. 4. H.323 System Architecture. H.323 Components. H.323 Umbrella Standard. H.323 Terminal Equipment. H.323 Gateway. MCU Controlled Transcoding. Terminal Type Identifiers for H.323 Master/Slave Determination. H.323 Protocols. H.323 Voice over Internet Protocol Packet Trace. Gatekeeper Control. Gatekeeper Discovery Multicast Method. Gatekeeper Multicast Filtering. GCF. RRQ. All Components Must Register if a GK Is Utilized. Gatekeeper Direct Endpoint Routing Example: ADMISSION REQUEST. ADMISSION CONFIRM SETUP. CALL PROCEEDING. Called Party ADMISSION REQUEST. Called Party ADMISSION CONFIRM. ALERTING. CONNECT. Direct Endpoint Signaling. Gatekeeper Controlled Routing. Gatekeeper Controlled Routing Example. Gatekeeper Routing across Multiple Zones. Fast Start. Fast Start Procedure. Qos and H.323. RSVP Synchronization QoS before the Phone Rings. 5. Session Initiation Protocol SIP Architecture. IETF Standards. SIP vs. H.323. SIP and Other Protocols. SIP Naming Standard. SIP Methods (Requests). SIP Response Codes. SIP Uniform Resource Indicators. SIP Components. SIP Registration. SIP Protocol. SIP Proxy Server Example. SIP INVITE. Via Field. Via Operation. Loop and Spiral Detection Routing of Subsequent Requests. Max-Forwards. SIP Dialog (Formerly Call Leg) Command Sequence. Contact. Content. SDP: RFC 2327. Negotiating the Session. 180 Ringing. 200 OK. SIP Reliability. SIP Reliability on Invite SIP Reliability on BYE. Stateful vs. Stateless. Hop-by-Hop vs. End-to-End Stateful vs. Stateless Proxies. SIP Mobility. SIP Redirect Server. SIP Forking. CANCEL. SIP Products. Cisco SIP IP Phone: Model CP7960. Pingtel Xpressa SIP Phone RTSP. RTSP: RFC 2326. RTSP Decode Sample. Audio/Video Mail Integration with RTSP, SIP, and E-mail for Call Centers 6. Gateway Protocols Introduction to Gateway Control Protocols Session Initiation Protocol vs. Softswitch (MGCP and MEGACO). MEGACO and H.248. Total Decomposition of the CO Switch. Move All Dial-Peers to the MGC. Why MEGACO? MEGACO Cost Savings. MEGACO: Why Not? MEGACO: A Transitional Strategy. MEGACO Architecture. MEGACO Access Gateway Architecture. Traditional TDM Trunking. MEGACO Trunk Gateway Architecture. MEGACO Connection Model. MEGACO Protocol. Packages Equal Interoperability. Package Examples. DigitMaps. MEGACO Commands. MEGACO Transactions. MEGACO Protocol Example. Gateway Protocol History. Internet Protocol Device Control. Simple Gateway Control Protocol. MGCP. Media Device Control Protocol. H.GCP. MEGACO. H.248. Agreement between MEGAGO and ITU SG16 7. Network Security Firewall Architecture. What Is a Firewall? The Weakness of Firewalls. The Demilitarized Zone. Categories of Firewalls. Packet Filter. SYN Attack: Denial of Service. SYN Attack: Stateful Firewall Protection. The Architecture of Proxy Servers. NAT. NAT Fails on Real-Time Transport Protocol. Firewall Vendors. Commercial Firewalls. 8. Implementing VoIP Cisco AVVID: Architecture for Voice, Video, and Integrated Data. Avaya MultiVantage. Avaya Retrofits the G3R. Nortel Networks Succession CSE 1000 Nortel Networks ITG and Succession Media Services Cards. Nortel Networks Business Communications Manager.
  • 10. Recommended Books 1. Cisco Voice over Frame Relay, ATM, and IP By By Steve McQuerry, Kelly McGrew, Stephen Wireless Networks 1. Introduction to Wireless Security Overview of mobility . What, why, where . The need for mobility. Terminals for mobility. Laptops. Pocket PC/PDA. Mobile phones. Overview of infrastructure . WPAN / WLAN / WWAN. Home, office, enterprise. Fixed, portable, mobile. Device, user, air, application 2. Security Briefing Security concerns specific to wireless. Air interface vulnerabilities. "Like having an RJ-45 in your parking lot'. Low bandwidth - Sloooooow? You bet!. High BER. Limited processing power on mobiles. Mobile phones - restricted keyboards, limited screens, and few security-oriented applications. VPN applications, virus checkers, and secure file applications. Security policy revisited. Need for general security policy. How does wireless access affect general security policy? Sample wireless security policy addendum. Overview of security vulnerabilities. Theft of hardware. Authenticator management. Unauthorized access. Key attacks. Dictionary. Brute force. Replay . Race condition . Virus and trojan horse attacks. Denial of service . Packet sniffers. IP spoofing. Mac spoofing. ARP cache poisoning. ARP redirect. Man-in-the-middle. WEP attacks. Wireless security methods. Authentication, confidentiality, non- repudiation, availability, and integrity. Firewalls. Securing Web servers. SSL/TLS. PGP. Passport authentication. Securing applications. Secure shell . Authentication. AAA. Subscriber Information Module (SIM). Smart card. Security dynamics. SecureID. VPN. Integrated VPNs. VPN appliances. PKI. Digital certificates. Certificate authorities. DES/3DES. AES. 802.1X. EAP. Tunneling protocols for VPNs. PPTP. IPsec. Cisco LEAP. 3. Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Protocols, standards, and specs. IRDA. Open Air. HiperLAN. 802.11 family. 802.11. 802.11a. 802.11b. 802.11g. Other 802.11 task groups. Securing the WLAN. SSID. Channel selection. War driving - unintentional eavesdropping. What's the matter with WEP? 40/64 bit. 104/128 bit. Initialization vector. Air Snort and WEP Crack. Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). 802.11 BAND-AID® - TKIP. EAP-MD5. EAP-TLS. EAP-Cisco (LEAP). EAP- TTLS. Protected EAP (PEAP). 802.11i - Robust Security Network (RPN). Wireless LAN Security Checklist. 4. Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) 802.15. Bluetooth overview. Bluetooth architecture. Bluetooth components. Bluetooth security. Bonding. Trust levels and service levels. Bluetooth vulnerabilities. Countermeasures. Bluetooth security checklist. 5. Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) Carrier side security. Central office security. Redundant VPNs. Everywhere a VPN. Customer beware. Only control data is encrypted. Device authentication and authorization. User authentication and authorization. AN-AAA, AN- AAA-DB, SN-AAA. AAA proxying. Extending the WLAN. High-speed wireless providers. 802.11 hot spots. Mobility support. Mobile IP. Cisco mobile networks. Dynamic IP. WispR. Threat scenarios. Protecting the WLAN from the WWAN - designing the architecture. WAP – WML. WAP Gateway. WTLS. Radio Technologies. Wireless LAN Products. Basic Antenna Theory. Basic Access Point Configuration. Security. Wireless Networking Overview. AP Configuration. Site Survey Techniques. AP Selection. Antenna Selection. Cable Loss/Replication. Mounting Tools. Battery Packs & Chargers. Marking Tools. How to Survey. Software Tools. LAB 1. Connectivity Awareness. Sources of Interference. Environmental Awareness. Sources of RF Degradation. Stock Levels. Shift Usage. Cabling Awareness. Mounting Concerns. Infrastructure Awareness Recommended Books 1. 802.11 Wireless LAN Fundamentals By Pejman Roshan and Jonathan Leary
  • 11. Networking Fundamentals – II Review of IP subnetting. CDP for network discover. Use Telnet to connect to remote devices. Interconnect networks using TCP/IP. Describe the router startup process. Upgrade the IOS and configuration file. Dangers of redundant switching. Spanning Tree. Concepts of VLANs and trunking. Distance vector routing protocols. Link state routing. Learn about and configure RIP. How IGRP operates; Compare IGRP to EIGRP. Learn how to use VLSM. Explain how access lists can be used. Explain how NAT and PAT are configured. Point-to-point serial encapsulation. Configure PPP, CHAP, and PAP. Frame Relay operation. Differences between BRI and PRI. Configure DDR across ISDN BRI Hands-On Labs Initial Configuration -Configure the PCs and switches with a basic IP configuration. Network Management - Discover and manage Cisco using CDP and Telnet. Ethernet Switching -Configure VLANs to build a switched network.Trunks, VTP, and STP -Configure trunks, VTP for multiple VLANs. RIP Routing -Examine how the routers interact with each other network.IGRP, -Change the classroom network from the RIP to IGRP. EIGRP – Change the classroom network from the IGRP routing protocol to EIGRP.OSPF -Change the classroom network from the EIGRP routing protocol to OSPF.IP Access Lists -Configure IP access lists to block network traffic and control telnet.PPP and CHAP -Change the router serial ports from HDLC to PPP using the CHAP.Frame Relay – Configure Frame Relay for point-point links using three virtual circuits. Recommended Books 1.CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) 640-811, 640-801 by Steve McQuerry 2. CCNA Certification Library (CCNA Self-Study, exam #640-801) by Wendell Odom 3. CCNA INTRO Exam Certification Guide (CCNA Self-Study, 640-821, 640-801) by Wendell Odom 4. CCNA ICND Exam Certification Guide (CCNA Self-Study, 640-811, 640-801) by Wendell Odom ATM Systems in Telecommunications ATM Signaling. ATM to Frame Relay Interworking. ATM Traffic Management. Circuit Emulation Service (CES). Inverse Multiplexing (IMA). IP over ATM. IP to ATM Class of Service. LANE. PNNI. PVCs and SVCs. VP (Virtual Path). Switching and Tunnels. DSL and LRE. MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) PPPoE/PPPoA (PPP over Ethernet / PPP over ATM). ATM is the king of QoS and, therefore, makes an excellent primer to the study of QoS. ATM knowledge transfers directly to Frame Relay, MPLS, and RSVP technology. ATM signaling is conceptually identical to ISDN and SS7. You will master concepts deployed in nearly all other packet- based transport systems once you possess an understanding of ATM..How ATM delivers information. ATM VPI and VCI. Creation of virtual channels. Definition of Switched Virtual Circuit and Permanent Virtual Circuit. Step- by-step PVC example of how an ATM network processes cells. Step-by-step SVC example of how an ATM network processes cells. Connection Admission Control (CAC). Cell Loss Priority (CLP). SVC signaling - Q.2931. Adaptation layers from a Voice over ATM perspective. AAL1. AAL2. AAL5. Structured circuit emulation. Unstructured circuit emulation. ATM network examples. Nortel succession architecture. Lucent 7R/E packet solutions architecture. Recommended Books 1. ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode by Flanagan, William A 2. ATM Networks by Rainer Handel, Manfred N. Huber, Stefan 3. ATM & MPLS Theory & Application: Foundations of Multi Service Networking by Mcdysan, David, Paw, Dave 4. ATM The key to highspeed Broadband Networking by I. J. Duffy Hines 5. ISDN and BroadBand with Frame Relay and ATM by William Stallings
  • 12. Converging Voice and Data Networks 1. Voice Packetization Understand voice and data convergence components, circuit- and packet-switched networks, and how voice is sent through a packet-based network.Voice/data convergence components. Four-wire analog service. Bandwidth. Circuit switching. G.711 Pulse Code Modulation. Voice packets. Time division Multiplexing versus packet division multiplexing. 2. Voice Compression Review common voice compression algorithms, and decide what is best for your network.. ASICs. Mean Opinion Score (MOS). Listen to popular CODECs and rate them. G.711. G.723.1. G.726. G.728. G.729. Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM) method. Linear predictive coding algorithm. Demonstration of CODEC behavior under packet loss conditions. 3. ATM Technology ATM is the king of QoS and, therefore, makes an excellent primer to the study of QoS. ATM knowledge transfers directly to Frame Relay, MPLS, and RSVP technology. ATM signaling is conceptually identical to ISDN and SS7. You will master concepts deployed in nearly all other packet-based transport systems once you possess an understanding of ATM..How ATM delivers information. ATM VPI and VCI. Creation of virtual channels. Definition of Switched Virtual Circuit and Permanent Virtual Circuit. Step-by-step PVC example of how an ATM network processes cells. Step-by-step SVC example of how an ATM network processes cells. Connection Admission Control (CAC). Cell Loss Priority (CLP). SVC signaling - Q.2931. Adaptation layers from a Voice over ATM perspective. AAL1. AAL2. AAL5. Structured circuit emulation. Unstructured circuit emulation. ATM network examples. Nortel succession architecture. Lucent 7R/E packet solutions architecture. 4. Quality of Service (QoS) Explore issues, solutions, standards, and how to define a traffic contract. Each QoS protocol is analyzed step by step. Technology options for QoS. Leaky bucket. Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP). DiffServ. Common Open Policy Service (COPS). 802.1p. Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). 5. Access Signaling Type. Understand how to interface your telephone system with voice gateways that interconnect to IP, ATM, and Frame Relay networks. Learn which protocol is best for key systems and PBXs. Lines vs. trunks. Trunk routes. Loop start. Ground start. Direct Inward Dialing (DID) trunk. E&M tie trunk. T1 carrier. D4 Super Frame. D5 Extended Super Frame. B8ZS. ISDN Q.931 signaling protocol. How PRI and BRI use Q.931signaling. Q.931 call setup process. Comparison of signaling protocols based on ISDN's Q.931. MEGACO, ATM Q.2931, H.323, SS7 5. Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) Comprehend DSL technologies, limitations, and applications. Understand why DSL rollout is such a monumental effort. Anatomy of the local loop. The real reason you cannot get DSL. Remote Digital Terminal (RDT). Integrated Digital Terminal (IDT). SONET. Cable modem comparison. Symmetrical DSL services. ISDL. HDSL. Structured circuit emulation. Unstructured circuit emulation. ATM network examples. Nortel succession architecture. Lucent 7R/E packet solutions architecture. 6. Voice over Frame Relay (VoFR) Learn how voice packets are placed in Frame Relay packets or frames and VoFR limitation. Frame Relay network. Frame Relay cost components. Access. Port speed. PVCs. CIR. Data Link Connection Identifiers (DLCIs). Digital Cross Connect (DCS) function. ITU Q.922 frame format. Delay caused by voice frames. Prioritizing frames. RF.11 multiple voice channels over one PVC. Subframes. Voice subframe. Signaling subframes. Voice over Frame Relay applications 7. MEGACO and SS7
  • 13. Understand how MEGACO supports the smooth conversion from the TDM PSTN to a packet-based PSTN. Explore MGC, MG, and MEGACO in a carrier's network, as well as SS7 network components and their purpose. H.248. Service Switching Point (SSP). Signal Transfer Point (STP). Service Control Point (SCP). SS7 links. CO switch components. MEGACO architecture. Signaling Gateway (SG). Media Gateway Control (MGC). Media Gateway (MG). Step-by-step MEGACO call process in the local loop. The advantages of MEGACO over existing PSTN 8. Traffic Engineering Appreciate how traffic engineering is really an art form; calculate bandwidth and size trunk groups. Measuring engineering. Grade of service. Voice vs. data congestion. Traffic model. Erlang B. Trunk efficiency. Voice and data over shared bandwidth. Compare bandwidth requirements. Measurement calculations. 10.Optical Transmission. Explore SONET applications, amplification, and the basics of DWDM. SONET. STS-1 frame format. Automatic Protection Switching (APS). BLSR and UPSR architecture. Ethernet over SONET. Virtual concatenation. Resilient Packet Ring (RPR). ATM over SONET. Packet over SONET (PoS). Virtual Tributaries (VTs). DWDM. DWDM advantages over SONET. ITU DWDM grid. SONET over DWDM. Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifiers (EDFA). Optical Add Drop Multiplexer (OADM). Components of an all-optical network. Demo Lab 1: Demonstrate types of voice compression by testing G.729 CS-ACELP, G.723.1 MLQ vs. normal G.711 PCM on Cisco 2600 VoIP gateways. Demo Lab 2: Demonstrate the effect of packet size on bandwidth requirements vs. delay using Cisco 2600 VoIP gateways. mo Labs Recommended Books 1. Cisco Voice over Frame Relay, ATM, and IP By Steve McQuerry, Kelly McGrew, Stephen (Cisco Press) 2. Cisco AVVID & IP Telephony Design and implementation Cisco Press 3. Administering Cisco OoS for IP Networks by Cisco Press 4. Configuring Cisco Voice Over IP Cisco Press Telecommunications Network Management Install, configure, and use HP OpenView and Compaq network management software. Use SNMP and RMON to manage a multiprotocol, multisegment network. Identify the key network data you need to monitor. Access and retrieve information on network devices. Set traps and process alarms to troubleshoot a network. Anticipate which SNMP command to use to collect mission-critical data. Master network management protocols. Troubleshoot TCP/IP networks using SNMP. Identify RMON variables, functions, and capabilities. Build the necessary network documentation that supports management and troubleshooting. Explore SNMP at the protocol level and determine how it affects your network performance. SNMP, RMON, MIBs, and agents. Understand SNMP applications, devices, and functions. Perform a network discovery process to verify devices in your network. Monitor baseline information with a protocol analyzer. Analyze MIB-1 and MIB-2 public, private, and proprietary data. Review agent data from network devices. Utilize RMON probes to collect information on traffic levels Recommended Books 1. Fundamentals of Telecommunications Network Management by Raman, Lakshmi G 2. Security For Telecommunications Network Management by Rozenbilt, Moshe Telecommunications Analyst The make-up and structure of telecommunications networks has changed drastically. These changes affect the equipment you purchase, the services you buy, the providers you can choose, and the media you use for transport. Voice and data network convergence is upon us. Companies like Cisco and Nortel are developing products to move your telecommunications traffic to one portal - your data network. After taking this course, you will possess invaluable knowledge on the structure, architecture, and design of today's voice and telephony networks, as well as insight into how new technologies will be integrated. You will also get an in-depth understanding of the "World of Data," tied to how current advancements fit into today's networks to build the next generation of telecommunication services. Voice networks and telephony. Digital networking. Wireless, cellular, and satellite communications. Service providers and public network architecture. PBX, Centrex, ACD, and key systems. CTI equipment and services. Signaling, including SS7. Transmission and multiplexing over analog and digital networks. Why Frame Relay is
  • 14. vitally important to many organizations today. The basics of audio, graphics, image, and video transmission. What broadband networks are and the role ATM plays. The different services offered over wireless data networks. The evolving role of residential broadband networks. How satellites are being used to rapidly transmit video and data. To master the transmission of converged traffic over analog, digital, and optical transports. To identify speech compression standards under H.245, including G.723, G.726, and G.728Voice over ATM including traffic shaping, ATM trunking using AAL-1, and QFC flow control. Voice over Frame Relay including VoFR subframes, compression, and QoS. To conduct traffic engineering and congestion management case studies using Erlang B tables. Major QoS issues and how to compare IP QoS to ATM. Megaco and its comparison with SIP in convergence solutions Wireless, Cellular and Personal Communications Wireless Communications Applications. Mobile applications. Web access. Email access. E-commerce. Access corporate resources. Mobile voice and video conferencing. Wireless device connectivity. Telematics. Home/office remote control. Remote monitoring. Notification. Entertainment. Mobile application platforms. Wireless Application Protocol (WAP). WAP architecture. XML/WML. Other application development platforms. J2EE. CE.NET. BREW. Thin client. Citrix. Windows Terminal Server. Terminals for mobility. Laptop computers. Tablet computers. Handheld computers. Palm. Pocket PC. (Windows CE). Other handheld computers. Linux-based. RIM Blackberry. Psion. Mobile phone handsets. 2.5G/3G phones. Symbian OS. Palm OS. MS Smartphone 2002. MS Pocket PC - Phone Edition Wireless Wide Area Technologies. The Cellular concept. First generation (1G) mobile communications. FDMA. Second generation (2G) mobile communications. Evolution of AMPS. IS-136. TDMA. GSM. CDMAOne. DSSS. IS-95a. Two and a half generation (2.5G) mobile communications. Evolution of GSM. HSCSD. GPRS. GPRS coding schemes. Evolution of CDMA. CDMAone. IS-95b. CDMA2000. 1XRTT (HRPD). .hird generation (3G) mobile communications. IMT-2000. Sponsoring bodies. 3GPP. Timeline. 3G Evolution of GSM. EDGE. UMTS. 3GPP2. Timeline. 3G Evolution of IS-95a. 1XEVDO. 1XEVDV. IEEE 802.20 Mobile Broadband Wireless Access (MBWA). Formerly conducted by 802.16. Formed in December 2002. Goals. Operates in licensed bands beneath 3.5 GHz. Will optimize IP-based data transport. Peak data rates over 1 Mbps per user. Full vehicular mobility up to 250 km/hr. Fourth generation (3G) mobile communications. 3. Wireless PA. WPAN definition. Infrared technology. IrDA. IEEE 802.15 for WPAN. Bluetooth. How it works. Bluetooth specifications. FHSS. Wireless LAN. WLAN standards. OpenAir. HiperLAN/2. 802.11. IEEE 802.11 WLAN task groups. 802.11. 802.11b. 802.11a. 802.11g. 802.11 extensions to WLAN standards. 802.11d. 802.11e. 802.11f. 802.11h. 802.11i. 802.11j. 802.11 WLAN components. Station. Independent basic service se. Access point. Wireless medium. Service set identifier. Basic service set. Extended service set. Distribution system. 802.11 WLAN services. Station services. Authentication. Deauthentication. Privacy. Data delivery. Distribution services. Association. Disassociation. Reassociation. Distribution. Integration. 802.11 WLAN Channel Usage. 802.11b/802.11g channels. 802.11a channels. WLAN standards organizations. IEEE. ETSI – BRAN. Wi-Fi alliance. WLANA. WLAN regulatory organizations. U.S. China. Japan. WLAN Design. Site survey Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks. Standardization. IEEE 802.16 - Broadband Wireless Access (BWA). Legacy technologies – Terrestrial. LMDS/MMDS. Emerging technologies. Proprietary technologies - UNII band. Motorola Canopy. Proprietary technologies - ISM band. Standardized technolgies - ISM band. 802.11 Hotspots. Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISP). Space based technologies for fixed wireless – Satellite. GEO. Propagation delay. MEO. GPS. LEO. Iridium. Mobile IP. TCP/IP review. Classical TCP/IP routing review. Limitations to mobility. Mobile IP components. Definition of Mobile IP. IETF RFCs associated with Mobile IP. RFC 2002. RFC 2003, RFC 2004, RFC 1701. RFC 2005. RFC 2006. Architecture. Mobile node. Home agent. Foreign agent. Care of address. Agent advertisement. Mobile IP operations. Support for IPv4. General extension mechanism. Discovery, registration, routing. Agent discovery. Agent advertisements. Agent solicitations. Registration request. Registration reply. Authentication. IP tunneling. IP within IP encapsulation. Minimal encapsulation. GRE encapsulation. Gratuitous and proxy ARP. Mobile router. Course Lab. Lab 1: Wireless Web Sit. Lab 2: Build IPOWB Domai.n Lab 3: Replace Laptop Ethernet with 802.11b WLAN. Lab 4: Using Netmeetin. Lab 5: Using Web Cameras with Local Web Server. Lab 6: Infrared Communication. Lab 7: Initial Pocket PC Configuration. Lab 15: Access Internet from Pocket PC - Hands On (only where broadband connection is available). Lab 16: Configure Compaq Wireless WEP.
  • 15. Recommended Books 1. Applications of Digital Wireless Technoogies to Global Wireless Communication by Seiichi Sampei 2. 802.11 Wireless LAN Fundamentals by cisco press 3. Mobile and Wireless Design Essentials by Mallick, Martyn 4. The Complete Guide to Wireless Computing and Networking by Paul Heltzel 5. Wireless Digital Communication Modulation and Spread Spectrum Applictions by Kamilo Feher Scalable Internetworks Cisco Certification Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks Exam (BSCI 642-801) Advanced IP Addressing. Routing Principles. Configuring the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol. Configuring the Open Shortest Path First Protocol. Configuring the Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System Protocol. Manipulating Routing Updates. Configuring Basic Border Gateway Protocol Recommended Books 1. CCNP BSCI Exam Certification Guide (CCNP Self-Study, 642-801)by Clare Gough Telecommunications Software Design Trends in Telecommunications Software Technology.Graphical User Interface Design, Software Reusability. CASE Tool Spiral Model in Software Development. Software Quality Management (ISO 9000 Vs. SEI CMM). Artificial Intelligence/Expert Systems. Telecommunications Software Development Cycle and Process Modeling Case studies in Lucent Bell Labs and NORTEL The Software Tools and Concept in Telecommunications Software Design. Tool/Method Integration. Real-Time OS and Database Fault Tolerant Computing. Distributed Computing Environment Unified Modeling Language (UML) in Analysis and Design Object Paradigm - message, object, class, inheritance & polymorphism Object Oriented Modeling. UML Architecture and Formalism. UML Building Blocks. UML Notation. UML Behavior Diagram - Use Case, Interaction, Activity, and State Chart. UML for Telecom Applications Examples. Overview of High Level Programming Languages for Telecommunications Introduction of Protel, C, ITU-T SDL and CHILL language. Overview of C++ and JAVA. Case Studies in Real World Telecommunications Software Design. Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Wireless Markup Language (WML). Open Issues in Telecommunications Software Design. Global standardization effort (ANSI T1 and ITU-T) Feature Interaction Problems Fiber Optic Telecommunications Introduction. Learn common signal types and how long-haul and metro signals compare.Why optical? Long haul vs. Metro. Common optical signal types Link Characteristics. Gain an understanding of the science behind optical and different types of fiber. The physics of light properties. How fiber works. Attenuation demonstration . Long Haul Link Power Budgets with design exercise. Metro dark fiber power budget with Cisco GBIC design exercise. Chromatic Dispersion with design exercise. Polarization Mode Dispersion with design exercise. Four Wave Mixing. Fiber Types: G.652 NDSF, G.653 DSF, G.655 NZ-DSF, Negative Dispersion Fiber. DWDM PON Components. Understand resonant couplers, Diffraction Grating, Bragg Grating, and AWG. Resonant Couplers. Diffraction Grating. Bragg Grating. Thin Film. Array Waveguide Grating (AWG). Isolators and circulators. Fabry-Perot
  • 16. Lasers. Understand Distributed FeedBack laser (DFB), Laser Chirp, VCSEL, and Fabry-Perot lasers. How they work. Fabry-Perot . DFB (Distributed Feedback). VCSEL. Spectral Width. Laser Chirp. Optical Amplification. Understand pump lasers and EDFAs, including gain profiles and design parameters. 1R, 2R, 3R definition. How pump lasers work. EDFA gain profile. EDFA design parameters. Distributed Raman Amplification Optical Switching. Review MEMS, ElectroHolographic Bubble, Liquid Crystal, and other type of switches. MEMS. ElectroHolographic. Electronically Switchable Bragg Grating. Bubble. Liquid Crystal. O-E-O vs. O-O-O DWDM Architecture. Examine serial and parallel architectures. The ITU G.692 Grid. DWDM components. OADM. unidirectional and bi-directional. Single fiber working. Serial and Parallel architectures. Coarse Wave Division SONET Rings. Learn about Automatic Protection Switching, K1 and K2 functions, and subtended rings. Section/Line/Path definition. Automatic Protection Switching. 1+1 and 1:N. Squelch. BLSR-2 fiber, BLSR-4 Fiber, UPSR . K1 and K2 function. Subtended rings. UPSR and BLSR designed exercise Synchronization. Understand timing loops and SSM. External and line. Stratum levels. Synchronization distribution. Timing loops. SSM (Synchronization Status Messages). SSM exercise. SONET containers. SONET Framing. Learn to efficiently transport payloads. Detailed review of line/section/path overhead. Pointer operation. DS-3 mapping. ATM mapping. Packet mapping. Concatenation. VT Mapping. Learn how DS-1s are mapped into a SONET payload. Remote digital terminal. GR-303. DSL and SONET. Byte synchronous DS-1. Asynchronous DS-1. Typical bay face layouts. TSI and TSA. SONET OAM&P. Grasp gateway network elements and how DCC sub areas manage a SONET network. DCC protocol stack defined. Gateway network elements. DCC subareas. Optical Internets. Explore Gigabit Ethernet, MPLS, and GMPL. Dark fiber solutions. Second generation SONET. Ethernet private line. Resilient Packet Ring (RPR). Spatial reuse. Gigabit Ethernet. Digital wrapper. MPLS. GMPLS. POS (Packet over SONET). ATM overhead vs. POS. Recommended Books 1. Optical Fiber Communications by Keiser, Gerd 2. Practical Fiber Optics by Bailey, David Wright, Edwin Remote Access Networks Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN) v2.0 Identifying Cisco Solutions to Remote Access Needs. Using AAA to Scale Access Control in an Expanding Network. Configuring Asynchronous Connections to a Central Site with Modems. Configuring PPP and Controlling Network Access with PAP and CHAP. Using ISDN and DDR Connections to Enhance Connectivity. Optimizing the Use of DDR Interfaces. Establishing a Dedicated Frame-Relay Connection and Controlling Traffic Flow. Enabling a Backup to a Permanent Connection. Managing Network Performance with Queuing and Compression. Scaling IP Addresses with Network Address Translation. Using Broadband to Access the Central Site. Using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to Secure Remote Access Networks. Recommended Books 1. CCNP BCRAN Exam Certification Guide (CCNP Self-Study, 642-821) by Brian Morgan, Craig Dennis Multi-Layer Switched Networks Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Exam (BCMSN 642-811). Implementing Switches in the Network. Configuring VLANs and VTP. Implementing Spanning-Tree Protocol. Enhancing Spanning-Tree Protocol. Implementing Multilayer Switching in the Network. Improving Availability on Multilayer Switched Networks. Examining Cisco AVVID Services and Applications. Implementing QoS in Multilayer Switched Networks. Optimizing and Securing Multilayer Switched Networks. Understanding Metro Ethernet Recommended Books 1. CCNP BCMSN Exam Certification Guide (CCNP Self-Study, 642-811) By David Hucaby
  • 17. Internetwork Design and Troubleshooting Cisco Internetwork Troubleshooting (CIT) v5.0 Establishing a Baseline. Determining an effective troubleshooting strategy. Resolving Problems at the Physical and Data Link layers. Resolving Problems at the Network Layer. Resolving Problems at the Transport and Application Layers. Recommended Books 1. CCNP CIT Exam Certification Guide (CCNP Self-Study, 642-831) by Amir Ranjbar Network Security 642-501 SECUR Securing Cisco IOS Networks (SECUR) (Formerly MCNS) v1.0 Course Introduction. Network Security. Basic Cisco Router Security. Advanced AAA Security for Cisco Router Networks. Cisco Router Threat Mitigation. Cisco IOS Firewall Context-Based Access Control Configuration. Cisco IOS Firewall Authentication Proxy. Cisco IOS Firewall Intrusion Detection System. Building IPSec VPNs Using Cisco Routers. Building Advanced IPSec VPNs Using Cisco Routers and Certificate Authorities. Configuring IOS Remote Access Using Cisco Easy VPN. Managing Enterprise VPN Routers. Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced (CSPFA) v3.1 Introduction. Network Security. Firewalls and the Cisco PIX Firewal. The Cisco PIX Firewall Family. Getting Started with the Cisco PIX Firewall. Translations and ConnectionsAccess Control Lists and Content Filtering. Object Grouping. Advanced Protocol Handling. Attack Guards, Intrusion Detection, and Shunning. Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting. Failover. Virtual Private Networks. System Management. Cisco PIX Device Manager. 642-511 CSVPN Cisco Secure Virtual Private Networks (CSVPN) v4.0 Introduction. Network Security and the Cisco Virtual Private Network. Overview of VPN and IPSec Technologies. Cisco Virtual Private Network 3000 Concentrator Series Hardware Overview. Configure Cisco VPN 3000 for Remote Access Using Pre-shared Keys. Configure Cisco VPN 3000 for Remote Access Using Digital Certificates. Configure Cisco VPN Firewall Feature for IPSec Software Client. Configure Cisco VPN Client Auto-initiation. Monitor and Administrer Cisco Virtual Private Network 3000 Remote Access Networks. Configure Cisco Virtual Private Network 3002 Hardware Client Remote Access. Configuring Cisco 3002 Hardware Client for user and unit authentication. Configuring Cisco 3002 Hardware Client for backup server, load balancing and reverse route. Configuring Cisco 3002 Hardware Client for software auto-update. Configuring Cisco 3002 Hardware Client for IPSec over TCP and UDP. Cisco VPN 3000 LAN-to-LAN with Pre-Shared Keys. Configure Cisco VPN Concentrator for LAN-toLAN Using NAT.Configure Cisco Virtual Private Network 3000 LAN-to-LAN Using Digital Certificates Recommended Books 1. CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study) by Christian Degu, Greg Basten 2. CCSP Cisco Secure VPN Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study) by John Ronalrd, 3. CCSP Self-Study: Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced (CSPFA) by Behzad Behtash 4. CCSP CSI Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study, 642-541) by Ido Dubrawsky, Paul Grey 5. CCSP SECUR Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study, 642-501) by Greg Bastien, Christian Degu 6. CCSP Cisco Secure VPN Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study) by John Roland, Mark Newcomb
  • 18. Allied Courses: For BS(TS) The course consents will be the same as in BS(CS) and BS(IT) programmes.